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Japan’s Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

  TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in...

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Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon

  TAANAYEL, Lebanon (AP) — Every part of Lebanon’s national drink, arak, is infused with tradition — from distilling the...

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Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

  GAZA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian protests are escalating after Egyptian-led efforts could not broker a deal between the...

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UN agency warns time running out to prevent Yemen famine

  CAIRO (AP) — The UN food agency says time is running out for aid groups operating in Yemen to...

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Palestinian man taken from home, beaten and killed by Israeli forces

  BEIT RIMA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian residents say a 24-year-old Palestinian man has died after being arrested at...

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Pakistan’s new PM, Imran Khan, visits Saudi Arabia

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan’s new prime minister, former cricket player Imran Khan, is in Saudi Arabia...

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Fighting resumes in Libyan capital, causes mass power outage

  CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities say fighting between rival militias in the capital of Tripoli has flared up again,...

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OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions Iran

  FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — OPEC must stick together for the good of the global economy as founding...

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Israel kills 2 Palestinians in overnight airstrike

  GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Health Ministry said early Tuesday that paramedics recovered two bodies after an...

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Qatar Airways blames $69 million annual loss on Gulf dispute

  DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar Airways reported on Tuesday a 252 million riyals ($69 million) loss for the financial year...

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Turkey, Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib

  MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib...

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Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes $11B in its first loan

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund says it has taken its first loan, a...

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Pakistan’s Ex-PM Sharif returns to prison after furlough

  ISLAMABAD (AP) — A provincial government in Pakistan has returned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, as well as his...

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The Emmy winner is ... maybe viewers, diversity, ‘SNL’ brand

  As Emmy Award nominees nervously wait to hear their name called, or not, there’s more on the line at...

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